Margaret Ellen Fox

Unknown MissingCold Case
Margaret Ellen Fox
Margaret Ellen Fox
Margaret Ellen Fox
Margaret Ellen Fox
Margaret Ellen Fox

Missing Persons Details

Missing Children

Margaret Ellen Fox

Missing from
Burlington, New Jersey - USA
Case Entered
  June 26, 2021
   Cold Case
Current Classification
  Unknown Missing
Source of Record
Last Updated
   September 23, 2023
Verification Status

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Hair Color
Eye Color
  Last Seen Wearing
Fox wore eyeglasses and was last seen wearing jeans with a yellow patch on the knee, a blue blouse, a white and black checkered jacket, and brown sandals with a heel strap. She was also wearing a gold necklace with flowers and a blue stone, and gold charm bracelet with a blue stone. Margaret was carrying an eyeglass case with a Huckleberry Hound design on it.
  Distinct Features
At the time of Margaret Ellen Fox's disappearance, two of her top front right teeth were missing. 
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

Margaret Ellen Fox was last seen by family or friends on June 24, 1974.

Margaret Ellen Fox was last seen on 06/24/1974. Fox travelled by bus to meet with a man calling himself "John Marshall" and had advertised a babysitting job.

Margaret was planning to go by bus near Mill and Main Streets in Mount Holly, New Jersey, for interview with "John Marshall" in regards to babysitting his young son.

The man's phone number was later traced to a pay phone in a local supermarket. Margaret was seen getting on the bus in Burlington, New Jersey, at approximately 8:40 a.m. en route to Mt. Holly. However, following getting on the bus, Fox was never seen or heard from again.

Fox was 14 years old when she went missing, and would currently be approximately 61 years old.

(Alternate POC:  New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit, Stephen Urbanski, Detective, (609) 882-2000)

**The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the subject(s)
responsible for the disappearance of Margaret Ellen Fox.**

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Margaret Ellen Fox , you are encouraged to contact the Burlington City Police Department at (609) 386-3300, ask for Not Provided. Be sure to have the case number 745503 available as you will need it.

Additional Case Numbers


FBI Information

FBI Field Office Division
(973) 792-3000

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